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New UK pension scheme: “Could deliver improved returns for millions”

Amber Rudd backed plans for the first Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) in the UK, a new UK pension scheme which is currently in development.
creative sector and government, erica wolfe-murray

Creative Sector and UK government: A question of mutual support?

In this article, Erica Wolfe-Murray discusses the underexplored relationship between the Creative Sector and the UK government, urging the UK to focus on an often-ignored, increasingly powerful industry.
UK temporary tariff regime, no deal brexit published

UK temporary tariff regime for no deal Brexit published

Government has published details of the UK’s temporary tariff regime for no deal, designed to minimise costs to business and consumers while protecting vulnerable industries.
harmed by the internet, UK digital secretary

UK Digital Secretary meets those harmed by the internet

An upcoming White Paper will outline steps government will take to ensure the UK is a safer place to be online for those harmed by the internet
financial advice services, pension

Financial advice services reshape will boost £1.6 trillion pension assets

A radical reshaping of financial advice services used by pension schemes for long-term investment strategies will benefit millions of savers and boost the nation’s £1.6 trillion retirement assets, under plans unveiled by the government.
funding cuts, crown workforce management

How have UK police adapted to funding cuts?

David Hughes, Crown Workforce Management, discusses what can be learnt from how the UK police force has adapted in the face of funding cuts.
language and communication needs

More action required to support young people with speech, language and communication needs

Leading organisations have come together to urge the Government to do more to improve support for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
most deprived UK areas, stronger towns fund

Stronger Towns Fund: Where are the most deprived UK areas?

In light of Theresa May’s announcement of a £1.6 billion ‘Stronger Towns Fund’ for the most deprived UK areas, here we analyse where the money is needed most.
UK jobs at risk, No deal brexit

‘No deal’ Brexit could put 20% of UK jobs at risk

The Government needs to avoid a hard Brexit to protect UK jobs at risk and ensure that leaving the EU does not disproportionately hurt weaker regions of the UK, experts have warned.
Women innovator funding, International Women's Day 2019

UK gives 9 women innovators funding for their inventions

Pioneering women innovators have been awarded funding and business support to develop and grow their business by the UK government, echoing the innovation theme of International Women's Day 2019.

Putting the “local” into Industrial Strategies

Paddy Bradley, Director of Swindon and Wiltshire LEP explains how Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) across England are working on Industrial Strategies relevant to their areas and co-produced with government.
common law system, london jurisdiction

The common law system: Why London is the jurisdiction of choice

Trevor Tayleur, Head of Design and Assessment at The University of Law provides his expert view on the common law system used in England and Wales and explains why London is the jurisdiction of choice.
violence against women

Government announce measures to tackle violence against women

Ahead of International Women’s Day, the Home Office has published its refreshed violence against women and girls (VAWG) strategy in order to provide further support to victims and survivors of violent crime.
social media harming, criminal justice system

Is social media harming our criminal justice system?

The UK government published the response to its Call for Evidence on the impact of social media on the administration of justice: what does it reveal about social media harming due legal process
UK laws to protect workers, non-disclosure agreement

UK laws to protect workers who want to report crime

The rules around non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses are set to be tightened under new laws to protect workers from being silenced.
UKs STEM skills, UK STEM apprenticeships

Can apprenticeships increase the UK’s STEM skills?

According to a report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the current lack of UK STEM skilled workers is costing the nation's economy £1.5 billion annually.
global period poverty, vulnerable women and girls

UK launches campaign against global period poverty

Minister for Women and Equalities and Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt will announce a new UK government campaign to break the silence and end global period poverty by 2030.
Funding for rough sleepers, housing minister Heather Wheeler

UK announces £26 million funding for rough sleepers

With this new funding, rough sleepers will receive tailored support they need to recover from life on the streets and find accommodation.
digital talent

Fit for the future: Government investment in digital talent

David Rai, Sparta Global, discusses the challenges that government organisations face in recruiting and retaining digital talent.
lived with their abuser, same roof rule

UK will give compensation to victims who lived with their abuser

UK victims who lived with their abuser can claim compensation, as ministers scrap ‘same roof’ rule which previously limited which siblings in a family could recieve money for their trauma.

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